By Tom Blunt 5 min read
From Meryl Streep's unexpected -- and welcome -- tongue-in-cheek smugness at possible audience reactions to her win for Best Lead Actress for "The Iron Lady" to Christopher Plummer's charming Best Supporting Actor acceptance speech for "Beginners," there were more than a few moments that made the show worth watching.
By Kristin Fritz 5 min read
Some of us (ahem) can’t stop extolling the wonderfulness that is Oscar-nominated film ‘The Descendants.’ Here are seven reasons why. Have a read and then tell us if you agree ... or disagree.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
As much fun as it was to read along while Twitter users live-blogged, there were moments that were actually worth watching, especially with regard to adapted works.
By Kristin Fritz 2 min read
The sixty-ninth Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, and adaptations have made quite the showing on a substantial portion of the list.
By Tom Blunt 4 min read
Could anything be more entertaining than watching George Clooney suffer the trials of Job in "The Descendants"? Adapted from the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings, the film follows a lonely widower (Clooney) as he turns over horrible family secrets in the wake of his wife's accidental death. So why are we laughing? The art of mingling comedy with tragedy is as old as storytelling itself...